The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Security Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Architect
Rank 143 113 122
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Security Architect 4 24 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.18% 1.04% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 1.12% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3 20 9
Average salary £77,500 £65,000 £82,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.23% -21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £47,100 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £111,500 £67,750 £86,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £60,000 £68,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.76%
Security Architect
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2124 2143 2054
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 93.40% 92.61% 95.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1536 1564 1667
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,936 £29,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Security Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Security Architect in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Security Architect
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Security Architect across the Reading region.

Security Architect Salary Trend in Reading

Security Architect
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Security Architect across the Reading region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Security Architect Salary Histogram in Reading

Security Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Security Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Architect in their job title.

1 13 (72.22%) Security Architecture
2 9 (50.00%) Firewall
3 8 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (44.44%) Cisco
3 8 (44.44%) CCNA
4 7 (38.89%) TOGAF
5 5 (27.78%) Network Security
5 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
5 5 (27.78%) CISSP
5 5 (27.78%) ITIL
5 5 (27.78%) Linux
5 5 (27.78%) Project Management
6 4 (22.22%) SSCP
6 4 (22.22%) Juniper
6 4 (22.22%) MPLS
6 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
6 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
6 4 (22.22%) Finance
6 4 (22.22%) Legal
6 4 (22.22%) Security+ Certification
6 4 (22.22%) Linux+ Certification
6 4 (22.22%) VMware
6 4 (22.22%) WAN
6 4 (22.22%) MS Office
6 4 (22.22%) Windows
6 4 (22.22%) HP
6 4 (22.22%) Intel
6 4 (22.22%) IBM
6 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 4 (22.22%) CCSP

Security Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Reading region that cited Security Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Security Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (27.78%) Network Security
3 4 (22.22%) MPLS
3 4 (22.22%) WAN
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.56%) VPN
4 1 (5.56%) DNS
4 1 (5.56%) WAAS
General
1 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
1 4 (22.22%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Security Architecture
2 7 (38.89%) TOGAF
3 5 (27.78%) ITIL
3 5 (27.78%) Project Management
4 4 (22.22%) Software Deployment
4 4 (22.22%) Change Management
4 4 (22.22%) Network Design
4 4 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (16.67%) SABSA
6 2 (11.11%) Line Management
6 2 (11.11%) Cyber Security
6 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity
7 1 (5.56%) Information Security
7 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (44.44%) CCNA
2 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 5 (27.78%) CISSP
3 4 (22.22%) SSCP
3 4 (22.22%) Security+ Certification
3 4 (22.22%) Linux+ Certification
3 4 (22.22%) CCSP
3 4 (22.22%) CCNP
3 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 4 (22.22%) DV Cleared
3 4 (22.22%) JNCIA
4 1 (5.56%) CISA
4 1 (5.56%) CISM
4 1 (5.56%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) PCI DSS
1 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.56%) COBIT
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Cisco
2 4 (22.22%) Juniper
2 4 (22.22%) VMware
2 4 (22.22%) HP
2 4 (22.22%) Intel
2 4 (22.22%) IBM
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Sourcefire